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Tea set presented to football legend Sir Stanley Matthews up for sale by Lymington antiques firm

21 July 2021
Tea set presented to football legend Sir Stanley Matthews up for sale by Lymington antiques firm

Tea set presented to football legend Sir Stanley Matthews up for sale by Lymington antiques firm

21 July 2021

A SILVER tea service that once belonged to footballing legend Sir Stanley Matthews is being sold by a Lymington antique company for £22,500.


‘Absolutely heartbreaking’ – family loses beloved pets in fire as community rallies round

17 July 2021
‘Absolutely heartbreaking’ – family loses beloved pets in fire as community rallies round

‘Absolutely heartbreaking’ – family loses beloved pets in fire as community rallies round

17 July 2021

A DEVASTATED mum lost her two beloved pets in a fire that wrecked her home and left her with “just a carry bag” of belongings.


‘I miss Max so much, we were like best friends’ – brother of Max Thurnell-Read on his sibling's lockdown struggles and new fundraiser

16 July 2021
‘I miss Max so much, we were like best friends’ – brother of Max Thurnell-Read on his sibling's lockdown struggles and new fundraiser

‘I miss Max so much, we were like best friends’ – brother of Max Thurnell-Read on his sibling's lockdown struggles and new fundraiser

16 July 2021

DRAPED in a rainbow flag and with a huge smile spread across his face, Max Thurnell-Read enjoys his first ever Pride march.


New Forest woman loses 6.5 stone after dad warned her of Covid death

16 July 2021
New Forest woman loses 6.5 stone after dad warned her of Covid death

New Forest woman loses 6.5 stone after dad warned her of Covid death

16 July 2021

A WOMAN lost 6.5 stone after being told by her father that if she caught Covid she would die, unless she shifted the weight.


Obituary: Barry Glover – longserving New Forest firefighter

09 July 2021
Obituary: Barry Glover – longserving New Forest firefighter

Obituary: Barry Glover – longserving New Forest firefighter

09 July 2021

HONOUR guard of fire officers at Lyndhurst Fire Station as former fireman Barry Glover is laid to rest


Goofy idea? Lymington man to change his name to cartoon dog for charity

08 July 2021
Goofy idea? Lymington man to change his name to cartoon dog for charity

Goofy idea? Lymington man to change his name to cartoon dog for charity

08 July 2021

A LYMINGTON man has pledged to change his name by deed poll for a year to that of a cartoon dog to raise funds for Hearing Dogs for Deaf People


PICTURES: Scarecrows come out to play at Sway Carnival

08 July 2021
PICTURES: Scarecrows come out to play at Sway Carnival

PICTURES: Scarecrows come out to play at Sway Carnival

08 July 2021

SWAY Carnival parade will not go ahead this year but the village has managed to enjoy a full week of celebrations to make up for the disappointment.


Bench tribute to Big Issue seller Ed Sirani unveiled in New Milton

08 July 2021
Bench tribute to Big Issue seller Ed Sirani unveiled in New Milton

Bench tribute to Big Issue seller Ed Sirani unveiled in New Milton

08 July 2021

A COMMEMORATIVE bench to honour Big Issue seller Ed Sirani who died last September has been installed in New Milton where he used to stand.


New Forest garden centre bans dogs after messy weekend

07 July 2021
New Forest garden centre bans dogs after messy weekend

New Forest garden centre bans dogs after messy weekend

07 July 2021

BEAULIEU garden centre Fairweathers has had to ban dogs after nine fouled in its gift shop in just one weekend.

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Row over new ‘ugly as sin’ safety fencing on New Forest bridge

02 July 2021
Row over new ‘ugly as sin’ safety fencing on New Forest bridge

Row over new ‘ugly as sin’ safety fencing on New Forest bridge

02 July 2021

FENCING put up to protect horse riders on a railway bridge has been branded “ugly as sin” by a resident who is campaigning for it to be removed.

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Lymington man's body too badly decomposed to find out cause of death – inquest

01 July 2021
Lymington man's body too badly decomposed to find out cause of death – inquest

Lymington man's body too badly decomposed to find out cause of death – inquest

01 July 2021

A MAN who died alone in his home was found so badly decomposed it was impossible to work out the cause of death, an inquest heard.


Race against time to save iconic Christchurch art gallery

30 June 2021
Race against time to save iconic Christchurch art gallery

Race against time to save iconic Christchurch art gallery

30 June 2021

THE race is on to save a not-for-profit gallery described as one of Christchurch’s “most precious jewels”.


VIDEO: 'It was like a horror film' – New Milton sailor 'attacked' by 30 orca whales

29 June 2021
VIDEO: 'It was like a horror film' – New Milton sailor 'attacked' by 30 orca whales

VIDEO: 'It was like a horror film' – New Milton sailor 'attacked' by 30 orca whales

29 June 2021

A LOCAL sailor said he felt he was “caught up in a horror film” when a pod of 30 orca whales repeatedly attacked the yacht he was crewing on.


Renowned street artist creates sealife mural for Hythe Pier

25 June 2021
Renowned street artist creates sealife mural for Hythe Pier

Renowned street artist creates sealife mural for Hythe Pier

25 June 2021

A MURAL of a giant spider crab has been unveiled on Hythe pier to inspire people to find out more about the sea.


Highcliffe Charity Players celebrate 50th birthday with swashbuckling new adventure

25 June 2021
Highcliffe Charity Players celebrate 50th birthday with swashbuckling new adventure

Highcliffe Charity Players celebrate 50th birthday with swashbuckling new adventure

25 June 2021

FIFTY years ago, a group of parents got together to put on a show to raise money for a local dance school – now members are celebrating a milestone.


'I hope they see this and feel ashamed' – angry mum posts photo of young sons with their dead donkey to shame hit-and-run driver

25 June 2021
'I hope they see this and feel ashamed' – angry mum posts photo of young sons with their dead donkey to shame hit-and-run driver

'I hope they see this and feel ashamed' – angry mum posts photo of young sons with their dead donkey to shame hit-and-run driver

25 June 2021

"WE ARE a commoning family. I am not going to sugar-coat something like this for my sons."


New Forest pub landlady issues total ban on under-12s after 'feral' children cause havoc

22 June 2021
New Forest pub landlady issues total ban on under-12s after 'feral' children cause havoc

New Forest pub landlady issues total ban on under-12s after 'feral' children cause havoc

22 June 2021

A PUB landlady who made headlines when she banned kids from her New Forest pub apart from Sunday lunchtimes has now barred them completely.

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Lymington Triathlon Club member died after hitting pothole 'trench' in New Forest road, inquest hears

22 June 2021
Lymington Triathlon Club member died after hitting pothole 'trench' in New Forest road, inquest hears

Lymington Triathlon Club member died after hitting pothole 'trench' in New Forest road, inquest hears

22 June 2021

A CYCLIST told an inquest how he saw his friend hit a giant pothole in the road before a fatal fall on a ride in the New Forest.


'We don't want Sandbanks in Stanpit' – residents object to demolishing 19th century Mudeford home for house on stilts

22 June 2021
'We don't want Sandbanks in Stanpit' – residents object to demolishing 19th century Mudeford home for house on stilts

'We don't want Sandbanks in Stanpit' – residents object to demolishing 19th century Mudeford home for house on stilts

22 June 2021

A BID to demolish a 19th century cottage in Mudeford and replace it with a pre-fabricated house on stilts has attracted 75 objections.


69-bedroom care home in Christchurch rejected after 200 residents object

18 June 2021
69-bedroom care home in Christchurch rejected after 200 residents object

69-bedroom care home in Christchurch rejected after 200 residents object

18 June 2021

PLANS for a 69-bedroom care home in Christchurch have been turned down after more than 200 residents objected.


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